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First group of Hondurans deported from new U.S. facility

The woman's eyes were swollen and red after she got off a plane in this violence-plagued Central American city on Monday.

Body falls out coroner's van onto Pennsylvania roadway

A body on a gurney fell out of a coroner's van when a door malfunctioned, sending the corpse into the middle of a busy road in Bucks County.

'American Idol' finalist becomes new Miss Mississippi

Jasmine Murray, 22, was crowned Miss Mississippi 2014 at the Vicksburg Convention Center this past Saturday.

VIDEO: California dogs surf for chairty

These surfing pups make it look so easy! More than 50 dogs hopped on surf boards and caught some waves in southern California, Sunday. It was part of the ninth annual Petco surf-dog competition.

Smell test may help detect Alzheimer's

In the future, a test of your sense of smell may help doctors predict your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to new research presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, this

6.5 million homes at risk from storm surges

Every summer, residents along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean coasts brace themselves for the hurricane season.

Disney World monorail evacuated after power outage

As a teenager who basically lives at Disney World, Lily Mock has been on virtually every ride at the Florida amusement park. But no ride has been as surprising as the monorail from Magic Kingdom to Epcot center.

Elephants play their own world cup in Thailand

A penalty shootout between a pair young elephants at a Thai zoo shows that Germany will win the FIFA World Cup 2014 title. The two female jumbos named Ae and Linda of Chiang Mai night safari attempted to be animal oracles

Is it possible to enjoy fine dining while flying?

More and more airlines are teaming up with world-class chefs, hoping to solve that ultimate #firstworldproblem: how to serve a top-rate meal in the air.

Can heart attack damage be reversed?

In medical school, Gerald Karpman was taught that when it comes to matters of the heart, what's done is done.